Friday, January 25, 2013

I Put My Life on the Line Writing This Article!

But the latest data from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics once again show that these groups [police officers and firefighters] of government employees work in relatively safe professions, with firefighters having a lower death rate than the average American worker and barely edging out cashiers in terms of putting their lives on the line. Most cashiers are killed on the job because of homicides, whereas a quarter of firefighter deaths are from truck accidents and the numbers have declined, apparently, after concerted efforts to convince these heroes to buckle their seatbelts.